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If you drafted Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace on your fantasy football team this season, you most likely did so with the intent for him to be your No. 1 or No. 2 receiver. But while you may be hoping that playing for a contract will motivate Wallace to have a career year, it may not go as you had planned. We saw last season that Philadelphia Eagles WR Desean Jackson was unhappy about his contract status. It showed during practice. It was clear during interviews. Ultimately, it rolled over to his performance on the field. Simply put, Jackson was not the same player. After finally signing a long term deal with the Eagles, Jackson actually admitted that he was not really in it last year. He was upset and felt the team disrespected him, so he did not give it his all during every snap. And while I feel it was unwise to publicly admit that, Jackson was being honest. Wallace just recently reported to Steelers’ camp and missed the entire preseason. He is also very displeased...

Steelers Leave For Denver And New Contract For Mike Wallace Misses Flight

The bewitching hour has come and gone as the Pittsburgh Steelers have boarded their plane and left for Denver with no news that wide receiver Mike Wallace has received a long-term deal. While their is a very tiny, tiny, tiny chance that they just are keeping it hush, it wouldn't make sense for them to do so and in all likelihood Wallace will now have to play out his fourth...

Report: Team Official Says In Regard To Mike Wallace, “We’ll Try Again Next Year”

The Pittsburgh Steelers have landed in Denver and Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio reports via Twitter that no contract extensions are anticipated pre-kickoff. Unless you have been hiding underneath a rock, you know that is regarding wide receiver Mike Wallace. Prisuta reports in his tweet that one team official said, "We'll try again next year."

Steelers 2012 Salary Cap Situation Heading Into Denver

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have left for Denver for their season opener, and no new contract for wide receiver Mike Wallace was reported to be on board, we can now take a firmer look at where the team sits from a salary cap standpoint headed into week 1 of the season. PFT reports on Saturday that the Steelers have $1.6 million in cap space. That closely resembles my updated...

Report: Steelers, Mike Wallace still not making any progress towards a new deal

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace still haven’t made any progress towards getting a new contract done. We’ll see if anything else gets done before games kickoff on Sunday. No progress b/n Mike Wallace and Steelers, so that one’s not happening — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 8, 2012 Wallace just...

DeSean Jackson Will Be Mirrored by Shutdown Cornerback Haden

Browns cornerback Joe Haden said he'll mirror Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson in coverage this Sunday, according to the Akron Beacon Journal.Fantasy Spin:Haden is one of the best cover corners in the league, so this is bad news for Jackson owners. Still, you don't play Jackson for his high volume of catches, you play him for his big play potential and the presence of Haden...

Are the Eagles the ‘Redeem’ team in 2012?

The Dallas Cowboys impressive win against the New York Giants on Wednesday night 24-17, has officially made the NFC East wide open and the Philadelphia Eagles have a shot this season to be the next ‘Redeem’ team in 2012. Now it’s foolish to compare the 2012 Eagles to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Basketball team, but [...]

Which Steelers player has the most to prove in 2012

If you asked anyone which Steelers player has the most to prove this year you would get a lot of answers. Some of them would be ridiculous; Ben Roethlisberger, Troy Polamalu, Brett Keisel, James Harrison, Ike Taylor, Ryan Clark all have proven all they need to and are simply building their legacy. Others would make [...]

Steelers Broncos By The Numbers

As we get ready for the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night opener against the Denver Broncos, here are some interesting numbers that relate to the game. 1 - The number of interceptions that safety Troy Polamalu needs to become the ninth Steelers’ player to record 30 career interceptions. 2 - The number of sacks that linebacker LaMarr Woodley needs to become the eighth player in...

Browns have sixth most cap space to start season

When it comes to legal briefs, NFL contracts and salary caps, nobody is more valuable to the NFL media community than Pro Football Talk. Enough slathering. They’ve updated the numbers as of September 7th and the Browns will be facing the team with the most cap space to open the season against the Eagles. It’s amazing to realize that a team with Mike Vick, LeSean McCoy, Desean...
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